If God is Good, Why is there Suffering?

Today as we grapple with all that is going on in our and the wider world many are left with the question, “Why is there so much suffering in the world?” No one can escape the problem of pain, and in the face of immense suffering, we may be tempted to run away from a belief in God – concluding He either doesn’t exist or doesn’t care. But what if there’s more to this issue than first meets the eye?  In this timely talk Dan uses his own story of suffering to take you on a journey of wrestling with Christianity’s response to a deeply personal question we all grapple with.

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Why Does God Allow Evil? Clay Jones

If God is good and all-powerful, why doesn’t He put a stop to the evil in this world? Christians and non-Christians alike struggle with the concept of a loving God who allows widespread suffering in this life and never-ending punishment in hell. We wrestle with questions such as…

  • Why do bad things happen to good people?
  • Why should we have to pay for Adam’s sin?
  • How can eternal judgment be fair?
  • But what if the real problem doesn’t start with God…but with us?

Clay Jones, an associate professor of Christian apologetics at Biola University, examines what Scripture truly says about the nature of evil and why God allows it. Along the way, he’ll help you discover the contrasting abundance of God’s grace, the overwhelming joy of heaven, and the extraordinary destiny of believers.

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